Tunis Lines Up For a Piece of the Media Pie

By: Hansouna Mansouri | AfricaReview.com

In Tunis, the capital city of Tunisia, there is a new breed of a journalist. Daring, nosier, and a little more liberated than what was there before the revolution that ousted Ben Ali from power.

On newsstands, newspapers and magazines of all sorts on display tell it all. Radio and television stations with more exploratory stories beyond state propaganda are also lining up for a share of the audience attention.

While some are looking retrospectively at the high levels of corruption in the era of Zinedine Ben Ali, others are scrutinizing foreign accounts held by former government officials; how they got their wealth and such. Those in power have not been spared either.

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